Applications close on February 10 for head coach role at Hibiscus Coast

Newly-promoted Hibiscus Coast will close applications for their men’s first-team head coach’s role at 5pm on Friday February 10, 2023.

The team won last year’s Lotto NRFL second division and will play in this year’s newly-named NRFL Championship.

The club seeks applications for the role for 2023 and beyond, following the recent resignation of Brian Murphy.

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The club says it is ideally seeking someone who has:

  • A proven track record as a successful coach at senior level.
  • Excellent technical and tactical skills.
  • Proficient people management skills.
  • A passion for football with a desire to build a successful squad, that sees HBCAFC compete successfully and consistently at the highest level.

Mandatory requirements

  • Minimum “C” OFC coaching licence.
  • Eligible to work in New Zealand.
  • Must be accredited on the NZF Coaches Network.
  • Must have attended a 11+ Injury Prevention Workshop.
  • Must be willing to undergo a police check.

The club says if a candidate wishes to expand the role, it has the ability to increase the portfolio to full-time work, based on the applicant’s skill-set and availability.

Closing date

Applications close at 5pm on Friday February 10, 2023.

Interview dates: Between February 6 – 12, 2023.

Appointment: No later than February 13, 2023.

How to apply

Contact Technical Director of Football Nathan Cranney for more information or to apply by emailing

The club requests a CV and covering letter.

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